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Terry Blackhawk, founded Detroit's InsideOut Literary Arts Project ( in 1995 and retired in 2015. She is the author of Escape Artist, winner of the 2002 John Ciardi Prize from BkMk Press, The Light Between (Wayne State University Press, 2012) and five other books of poetry. In 2015, with Peter Markus, she co-edited To Light a Fire: Twenty Years with the InsideOut Literary Arts Project, a collection of essays by the program's poets-in-residence. She was twice named Michigan Creative Writing Teacher of the Year and received the Michigan Governors' Award for Arts Education as well as grants from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment from the Humanities. Blackhawk received the 2010 Pablo Neruda Poetry Prize from Nimrod International and is a 2013 Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellow. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies and on line at Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Solstice, ONE and she has essays in An Emily Dickinson Encyclopedia, anthologies from Teachers & Writers Collaborative, and on line at the Collagist. Her most recent book is The Whisk & Whir of Wings, a chapbook of collected poems about birds. She is a past board member of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and blogs for the Detroit Huffington Post.